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" That not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure and subtle,; but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom... "
Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books - Page 83
by John Milton - 1750
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The Athenaeum: A Magazine of Literary and Miscellaneous ..., Volume 4

John Aikin - 1808 - 592 pages
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The Athenaeum: A Magazine of Literary and Miscellaneous ..., Volume 4

John Aikin - 1808 - 584 pages
...Milton's observation, — " That not to know at large of things remote From use obscure and subtile ; but to know That which before us lies in daily life Is the prime wisdom." ln;Mary]ione-fieUs, Mr. William Joachim, of Pratt-place, Camden Town. He had been to visit...
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The Theory of Dreams: In which an Inquiry is Made Into the Powers ..., Volume 2

Donald Macleod, Robert Gray - Dreams - 1808 - 178 pages
...by expi riencc, she learn That not to know at large of thiugs remote From nse, obscure and subtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life. Is the prime wisdom, what is more is fume Or emptiness, or fond impertinence , And renders us in things that most...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton,: With Notes of Various Authors. To which ...

John Milton, Henry John Todd - 1809 - 494 pages
...to rove Uncheck'd, and of her roving is no end; 189 Till warn'd, or by experience taught, fhe learn, That, not to know at large of things remote From ufe,...but, to know That which before us lies in daily life, Ver. 180. pure Intelligence 8fC.~\ Intelligence is a frequent term for the celeftial beings, in Spenfer....
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Cœlebs in Search of a Wife: Comprehending Observations on ..., Volume 1

Hannah More - Courtship - 1809
...RELIGIOX AND MORALS. *\ _ M ere For not to know at large of tilings remote From use, obscure and subtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom. MILTON. PROM THE SECOND LONDON EDITION. IJY TWO VOLUMES. VOL. I. NEW-YORK : v PUBLISHED BY...
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Cœlebs in Search of a Wife: Comprehending Observations on ..., Volumes 1-2

Hannah More - 1810 - 506 pages
...MANNERS, RELIGION AND MORALS. For not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure and subtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wiidom. The third American Edition, IN TWO VOLUMES. VOL. I. ''tinted and sold by T. te J. Swords. No....
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...experien ce taught, she learn, That, not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure and subtle; but, to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom: What is more, is fume, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence: And renders us, in things that most...
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Coelebs in Search of a Wife: Comprehending Observations on Domestic Habits ...

Hannah More - Conduct of life - 1810 - 454 pages
...MANNERS, RELIGION AND MORALS. For not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure and subtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom. Jifilton. FIFTH AMERICAN, FROM THE NINTH LONDON EDITION. IN TWO VOLUMES. VOL. I. NEW-YORK:...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812 - 322 pages
...desired to go. SELDIN. WISDOM. Not (o know at large of things remote From ęse, obscnre and subtle ; but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom : what is more is fume, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence ; And renders us in things that most...
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The Analectic Magazine, Volume 5

1815 - 556 pages
...experience taught, she learns, That not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure, and subtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom ; what is more, is fume Or emptiness, or fond impertinence, And renders us in things that most...
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